International Program

Through two years of practical training at the Gakurin, outstanding international youth from the global Sangha are trained to master the essence of Buddhism and the Lotus Sutra through practical training and become engaged Buddhist leaders who spread the Dharma and advance interreligious action in Japan and internationally.

Please contact the Gakurin Daiju Group to apply for the International Program.
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Information on research activities


  • Basic Buddhism
  • Lotus Sutra Studies
  • Teachings of Rissho Kosei-kai and its Founder, Rev. Nikkyo Niwano
  • Rissho Kosei-kai’s Basic Practices
  • Intra- and Inter-Faith Cooperation for Peace
  • Practical Training at Local Dharma Centers
  • Specialized Research

Engaged Buddhism

  • Buddhism
  • The Lotus Sutra
  • Rissho Kosei-kai Founder Rev. Nikkyo Niwano’s Interpretation of Buddhism and the Lotus Sutra

Interfaith Action

The World’s Religions
  • Christianity
  • Islam
  • Hinduism
  • Judaism
  • Sikhism
  • Zoroastrianism
  • Jainism


29th Class Shourab Barua

Student's Specialized research themes

A Comparative Analysis of the Status of Women in the Buddhist Sangha of Bangladesh

Ms. Atasi Talukder

Strengthening Interreligious Dialogue and Education in Bangladesh

Mr. Shourab Barua

Dormitory Life

Daiju Dormitory

Daiju Dormitory

Gakurin International Program students live in the Daiju Dormitory on the Ome campus.
More information
The Gakurin Seminary is a global training center for
engaged Buddhism and interfaith action.
Please feel free to contact us It may take some time to reply to your inquiry.